Performance workwear specialist Weartek has invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to help to streamline its workflows.

The Australian company creates tailored performance workwear, focusing on work health and safety, and needed a software solution to optimise each step of the process.

The firm has selected the Small-Medium Business (SMB) Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) from Discover e-Solutions (DeSL), which eliminates Excel and email, gives teams access to all product and sourcing information, and allows for easy collaboration with vendors.

"At Weartek, we pride ourselves on our ability to innovate performance workwear and have invested a great deal of time and energy into collaborating with a supply chain that echoes our vision. However, as a small business, managing the demands of the marketplace, frequently changing industries and a global supply chain can be quite a juggle," explains Nick Pearce, director of Weartek.

The new PLM will help "streamline our workflows so that our resources can be better spent designing and innovating exciting new products and materials. By utilising DeSL's cloud-based software, we're able to access everything we need to continue to scale our business, from anywhere in the world."

The subscription-based SMB PLM is scalable to support rapid growth, but also means SMBs can expand without outgrowing the PLM's capabilities. Additional features can be added when needed to maintain control over the entire supply chain.